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minor injuries were reported. more on the storm now from abc's steve osunsami. tornado on the ground. mississippi a short time ago. what looks like a possible tornado falling from the dark sky. >> tough for fames in the south as they watch and wait. across the plains and the midwest, this same storm is bringing blizzards. near grand island, nebraska, they're not going anywhere this evening. it's a total whiteout. >> this snow is piling up and it's freezing. >> reporter: in at least five states, they are being told to stay put as the blizzard blows. >> it got bad quick. the roads were covered. snow was coming down pretty hard. >> reporter: outside denver, it's wreck city. the seven-car accident sent four people to the hospital. the heavy snow forced authorities to close interstate 70 to save lives. here in nashville, at least one school district wasn't taking any chances and decided to close early. we are under a tornado watch, steve osunsami, abc news, nashville.
that storm really is huge. it's covering a wide area. >> tens it of millions of americans could feel its impact. it's going to move to the east. here's accuweather's paul williams. morning to you, paul. >> thanks, reena, kendis. snow-covered roads will cause delays along 35 as well as i-80 from iowa into minnesota and into wisconsin. and then there's part two to this same bothsome storm. wet conditions now. we're not just talking run of the mill wet for the entire mississippi valley region and the ohio valley region. we're talking about one doozy of a storm. covering tennessee all the way up towards pittsburgh and we're talking about torrential downpours, gusts up to 50 to 60 miles per hour with the potential of tree damage and power out ands. super bowl cell thunderstorms likely to occur. the most southern part of the same storm will create additional gusty thunderstorms and travel delays in the deep south. kendis, reena. >> thanks to paul there. here's something we all
bed bugs in different parts of new york city are genetically different from each other. seriously. scientists looked into this. they say that in mapping the dna of bedbugs here in the big apple, they found they're isolated according to where they live. so eastside bedbugs are different than west side bedbugs. >> you know they are. >> we always knew. those scientists say they're finding could be used to invent better insecticides. >> so an what do the east side bug tend to do the west side bedbugs don't do. >> the eastside have more n new york values. the east side are wealthier. >> all right. one thick i noticed when i was watching nfl games this past season was the gold 50. you know, the gold 50 on the 50 yard line. those numbers were in advance of sunday's -- you know, i got to much wa a few seconds of it,
sports with reena. >> okay. so sunday's 50th bowl game. now pizza hut is getting in on the gold 50 thing. on sunday, the chain is giving away 50 golden garlic knots pizzas. >> it is delicious. >> be it kind of does. the special pie is topped with $100 worth of edible 24 karat gold. >> oh, stop. >> that is awesome. >> has a price of gold decreased? is that why we're doing this? it will come with $100 pizza hut gold card and then maybe we could get a gold colored lagger to go with it. >> that would be nice. >> right? >> so should we order this for sunday night. >> let's make it happen. >> you're game, jack? >> yes. coming up, the $63 million question, does anyone have a winning lottery ticket that's about to expire? >> this breaks my heart. >> also ahead, looking slimmer and trimmer without surgery. fighting flab, could it be
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the result of human error. one of the pilots reportedly said he pushed the wrong button after the crash. the two the south americans then swam to shore with the help of lifeguard lifeguards. no injuries. the single engine plane was on a flight from the florida keys. lucky for them, huh? >> so he's one of the most hated men in the country. talking about bernie madoff serving a 150-year sentence for stealing from billions -- in america's most devastating ponz i scheme. >> now the tragic story is coming to life in a two-part mini series. we're up an "up all nightline"" with abc's david wright. >> mr. madoff, what do you have to say for yourself. >> reporter: imagine going inside the mind of the most notorious wall street villain of all time. bernie madoff. >> you want to know how to get people to trust you with their money. >> reporter: the man who stole billions got away with it for years. actor richard dreyfuss embodies the man. >> that's right.
>> reporter: in the new abc mini series debuting. >> i ran the biggest ponzi scheme in history, okay? within the biggest ponzi scheme in history. >> reporter: playing a villain isn't hard for him. >> i played cheney. >> madoff's easy after cheney. >> that's right. >> reporter: the series details how he deceived and defrauded 20,000 investors including friends, even his own family. >> this is a man who loved his brother, loved his wife and loved his kids. and betrayed his wife, his kids and his brother without even thinking. >> reporter: his wife ruth madoff is played by blythe danner. >> you need me. there's a difference. >> she says ruth madoff is adamant she had no idea it was all a ponzi scheme. and danner believed her. >> i mean, she's a very fragile woman having been through hell and back.
turned on her when madoff eventually confessed to them, it's a ponzi scheme. >> reporter: it was mark and andrew who turned their father in. >> where you going. >> to find a lawyer. >> you going to walk around the street and ask they can represent you. >> reporter: but the stigma of being a madoff was too much for mark. he hanged himself in his apartment while his 2-year-old son was in the next room. four years after mark madoff killed himself, his younger brother andrew died of cancer. oscar winner richard dreyfuss says unlike his co-star blythe danner, he didn't bother to reach out to his character. >> i didn't. i refused to see him. >> would he have seen you, do you think. >> he would have taken a phone call, definitely. and i said, i decided not to. i made a conscious choice because i thought what is he going to do, tell me the truth? you know, the guy who's lied to everyone in the world. >> reporter: bernie madoff himself is living out his days at the buckner correctional facility in north carolina where his grandchildren have never
>> i guess the only place that he's considered to be a hero is in prison from what we hear. >> really? >> how do you do it, bernie kind of thing. but that's hearsay. >> does he even have a tv in jail? probably, don't they all. >> got to wonder if he'll be watching the saga, god knows with a sue-year sentence, he has some time on his hands. i'm david wright for "nightline"ing in new york. >> david wright's right. >> tragedy there. >> it is a devastating story.
>> you're ripping this family part. >> lives are going to be destroyed. >> rot in jail where he belongs. >> how much did you lose? >> $50 billion. >> madoff startg tonight on abc. . that's what makes you beautiful her favorite band there. >> which is? >> 1 d. >> that's your favorite band. unless you've got six-pack abs like body by kendis. >> i didn't see that. >> getting rid of those trouble spots on your body didn't always work through exercise and dieting. >> obviously that person got the check from me. as martinez i gonzales shows us, there are some hi-tech short cuts to getting those abs. >> reporter: for millions, this and this and this just never seem to go away. no matter how much they diet or
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lot of people don't anticipate them winning. they buy it just to buy it. >> it would be the highest unclaimed california lottery prize on record. officials say right now, the largest unclaimed sum is $28.5 million. sheldon says no matter how big or small, he claims his prizes right away. >> he could be stuck in the washing machine. you don't take a chance like that. >> reporter: the super lotto plus ticket was sold at this 7-eleven in chatsworth. the winner must get it to a lottery district office by thursday. >> i wish i had the ticket. so if anybody's out there that doesn't want it, i want it. >> reporter: if no one claims it, the money will be redirected to support california public schools. if the lucky winner comes forward in time and takes a lump sum amount, officials say they would receive a one-time payout of 39. $9 million before federal taxes.
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this morning on "world news now," did donald trump admit a mistake. >> the billionaire now in new hampshire looks back at his iowa loss. his new comments and the race heating up for the democrats. >> mid-air explosion. a blast so powerful, it blew a hole into the side of an airline jet. the pilot says it was a bomb. but was it terrorism? health alert about the zika virus. the american woman infected not from a mosquito but through sex. our medical editor is here with the warningses. >> and later our special correspondent at the super bowl covering the broncos and the panthers like a pro. she's only 11 years old.
>> announcer:ing from abc news, this is "world news now." we do say good morning to you on this wednesday in february. i'm kendis gibson. >> and i'm reena ninan. we begin with a battle for the white house now moving on to new hampshire. >> oh, yeah. only six days away from the nation's next primary contest. now donald trump of course, is admitting he made mistakes back in the hawkeye state taking a more conciliatory tone after his loss to ted cruz. it's your voice, your vote. marci gonzalez on the ground in manchester, new hampshire. >> back on the trail fueled by iowa inspired optimism. >> what an incredible incredible evening we had last night. >> reporter: ted cruz celebrating a big win in the caucuses and beating donald trump. >> had i known we could have finished number two, maybe i would have spent more time there. >> reporter: trump now admitting skipping the last republican debate in iowa may have hurt him.
been the debate. i think some people were disappointed i didn't go in the debate. >> reporter: on trump's heels in new hampshire. >> are you ready for a nap? so am i. >> reporter: after his strong third place finish. >> in iowa, we were largely written off and came on strong. >> reporter: and campaign confidence for both democratic candidates despite the party's closest caucus finish ever, just a fraction of a point, clinton proudly declaring victory. >> i feel really great being back in new hampshire after winning in iowa and having a chance to come here. >> reporter: bernie sanders with a double digit lead in the polls here in his backyard calling this a political revolution and refusing to concede. >> that was last night and the political revolution continues next tuesday here in new hampshire. >> reporter: and one candidate not here is ben carson who took
ted cruz apologized to him for mistakenly saying that carson had dropped out of the race. kendis and reena? >> marci, thank you so much. after new hampshire, there's a south carolina primary and ted cruz is not wasting time. he was there last night spinning his victory in iowa as the second coming of ronald reagan. he drove home to supporters his main platform tenet that he is a true conservative. cruz will join fellow republicans this saturday night for the next gop debate hosted by abc news. our coverage begins at 8:00 eastern, 7:00 central. >> the issue of hillary clinton's e-mails continues to dog her campaign. now the state department confirms that then senator john kerry sent clinton at least one e-mail from his private account that has now been classified as secret. the message referenced india, afghanistan, and pakistan. and was classified for containing information about foreign governments and u.s. foreign relations. the state department adding that
active. the secretary of defense is asking congress for more money to fight isis. ash carter proposes a 50% increase in spending on the war against the islamic terror group to $7.5 billion. carter also wants to spend more money to deter russia, quadrupling what the pentagon spends on its troops and training in europe. the final budget decision will be up to congress. another confrontation between north and south korea. this time over a rocket launch. the south warning of harsh consequences if the north goes ahead with the launch which it claims will put a satellite into orbit later this month. south korea says it's a test of ballistic missile technology expressly fbden by the united nations and the u.s. agrees. >> it was a terrifying experience for airline peaks in africa. an explosion moments after takeoff force agemergency landing. but was it a terror attack or a mechanical problem? abc's david kerley has more. >> these are the terrifying
reported a loud bang and smoke shortly after takeoff. the cabin of the airbus a-321 depressurized. some of the 74 passengers moving to the back of the jetliner as the plane descends to make an emergency landing. on the ground, those passengers see the floor to ceiling hole in the fuselage. from the outside, signs of what appear to be the markings of an explosion, the peeled back metal, streaks of soot. >> which would suggest quite definitively this was ray bomb of some kind. probably something about a hand grenade size that would have made this hole inside of the plane. >> two passengers reportedly hurt. the airline flying from mo deshoe to djibouti. even the pilot thinks it was a bomb. un, expert thinks there should have ever been more interior damage. if it was a bomb, experts say it may have ever been an attempt to defeat security systems and bring down a jetliner. david kerley, abc news, washington. new details in the search for the remains of those marines
hawaii last month. investigators say elements of dna have ever been discovered. family members of those identified have ever been fold but the marines corps is not releasing any other information. 1 marines died in a crash in what investigators said was a collision but it wasn't yet known if there was a collision. we are learning new details about the death of that teenager allegedly murdered by a virginia tech student. an autopsy revealed nicole lovell was stabbed to death on the day she is disappeared. david eisenhauer has been charged. police say another freshman already charged with hiding the body was more deeply involved than previously thought. natalie keepers will face the more serious charge of being an accessory before the fact of first degree murder. a conviction could mean life in prison. the denver broncos moved quickly to not let a players run-in with the law distract
ryan murphy is a rookie member on the team's practice squad. he was questioned by police and released in a prostitution ring at a motel 6. afterward, he was sent home by the broncos but his status with the organization hasn't changed. that said his brother and a suspected prostitute were cited. bill cosby will likely be back in a pennsylvania court today as his attorneys resume their effort to have his sex crime charges thrown out. a former district attorney testified yesterday that he made an or agreement not to prosecute cosby in connection with claims made by a woman over a decade ago. the current d.a. says that deal is not binding because it wasn't in writing. a judge with is expected to rule today whether the case against cosby can move forward. a utility company in southern california has been slapped with criminal charges for failing to report a natural gas leak. the leak in a neighborhood of los angeles has been gushing nonstop from an underground storage an facility since before
so-called gas has paid more than $50 million to try to cap the leak and relocate more than 4400 families. the cause of the so cal leak is still under investigationing. >> to some weather now. there were tornados in the deep south as part of the severe storm system in the nation's midsection. in mississippi a twister damaged homes, toppled trees and knocked out power. later, several tornados were reported in western alabama. among structures damaged, the federal prison in aliceville. only minor injuries were reported however. and the same storm system brought another blizzard to the plains. nearly a foot of snow fell in some areas and winds reaching 45 miles an hour, major highways closed partly because visibility near zero. hundreds of flights were delays or cancelled. accuweather's paul williams shows us the let in the hours ahead. good morning. >> thanks, kendis. that blizzard causing problems was road closures from minneapolis down towards omaha.
feet, not just inches. and overnight icing happening underneath all of that snow. the icing that's happening on the roads complicating matters. delays. minneapolis down towards des moines covering i-80, i-35. then that same storm system will then cause problems because of the wet weather throughout the ohio valley region. kendis? >> thank you so much, paul. chipotle faces more legal challenges following a series of food bourn illness outbreaks. the company has been the subject of a criminal investigation since last month. executives reveal heavy been served with mother subpoena covering a much broader range of questions. alleys at the restaurants were down 44% in the final quarter of last year. mcdonald's serving up food for thought. for the next two weeks, the fast food giant will be featuring books as a prize in happy meals. the petite paper backs are specially sized to fit into the
including the classic "paddington" and the three others with valentine's day themes. they expect to distribute more than 17 million of the books, not toys. >> that's great. so the next two weeks, huh. >> yes. >> okay. i'll be taking them to mcdonald's three out of seven days. >> they'll be egging your house later after that. we want our toys back. before we let go of the food thing, you have to check out an item that's been made for 20 years. but it's it's now becoming a viral hit apparently. rainbow bagels. >> here's how they make them at a place called the bagel store in brooklyn. they layer and cut the dough which is already in an array of different colors. then they are twisted and baked. >> and, of course, you've got to the top them with fun assty cream crease. it is costs nearly 4 bucks each. that's a good deal. look how much color and food dye it takes. apparently it will be worth every single penny into they do
>> does it taste like a caking? cake. >> it drives me nuts as we do these food segments we don't get to eat them. >> all those carbs though. >> i'm okay with carbs this early in the morning. >> buzz kill. it looks good i guess. >> they have the carbs early in the morning, right? >> that's the key. >> we'll have to try that one. coming up "the mix," the american olympic athlete who will be setting herself apart because of what she'll be wearing. > also ahead, all the attention an 11-year-old special correspondent is getting as she covers the super bowl. >> and the health alert after an alarming new discovery about the zika virus. our medical editor joining us. and remember to find us on facebook wnnfans.com and twitter @abcwnn. maybe we'll eat one of those bagels and post the picture. you're watching "world news now." but there's a difference between the omega-3s in fish oil and those in megared krill oil.
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the cdc sounding a new alarm over mixing pregnancy and alcohol. a new report estimates more than 3 million american women are sexually active not using contraception and yet drinking which they say raises the risk of fetal alcohol syndrome by could lead to a lifetime of disabilities. an stipulated 40,000 babies each year are affected by the syndrome. >> the cdc expected to issue new guidelines now that a person in the u.s. has got the zika virus through sex. the unidentified person had sex with someone who had returned
with the mosquito bourn virus. they say it's really rare but not unheard of for the virus to be transmitted through sex. and here to talk with us about this latest development and the broader concern about the zika virus is abc's medical editor dan childs. this whole sexual transmission notion, has this ever handed before and what does it mean? >> this is a case we just heard about today. and what's interesting is that this is kind of a big surprise. obviously, the vast majority of zika cases that have ever been seen thus far have ever been transmitted through mosquitos. however this is a sexual transmission. now, there was one case report back in 2008 that the suggested that zika might be able to be transmitted sexualally. a man went to senegal, came back home to colorado and his wife got sick even though the mosquito doesn't live there. but what we've seen here is this is something they're taking very seriously as a new mode of transmission. and what will be really
the u.s. health agencies start to make recommendations based on this. perhaps telling traveler who are coming back, male travelers that if their partner is pregnant or at risk of being pregnant, for them to use barrier contraception for a while until after the threat of infection has passed. >> dan, when i was pregnant with my first child, i accidentally you ate cuss tad that had raw egg. i couldn't sleep for like a week i was so worried it affected my child. when you compare zeke caging to something like that, what are the real dangers and how significant is this? >> you know, it's interesting because the real dangers of zika for the average person, you're going to get a little sick. you're going to have a rash. you're going to have a headache. we've also heard that four out of five people who are actually infected with zeke cag never show symptoms whatsoever. >> wow. >> but if you're a pregnant woman, there does appear to be this chance that of this
it's about the worst thing that can happen and that's the thing sticking in everyone's heads. the idea that this is perhaps associated with this viral illness and something like this might be able to be happen. and this is the big reason that everyone's very scared about this. >> really quickly, a lot of people will be traveling especially for the olympics there summer. what do you do if you're a traveller? >> well, it all comes down to practicing safe travel habits. you know, we've heard from the health agency so far that if you're pregnant or if you're expecting to become pregnant, you might want to reconsider this trip if you're going to an area that's affected like brazil. even if not, let's say you're going on that trip anyway it, makes sense to practice safe mosquito hygiene. wear long sleeves, use that bug pray and try not to get bitten. now of course, with the news from today, it seems to make sense that if you're a man and coming back home, think about using barrier contraception for a little while until you're sure
>> abc's dan childs. coming up in our next half hour, showdown at the super bowl. the two quarterbacks and how they're gearing up for the biggest game of their lives. the fresh young cam newton versus the veteran peyton manning in what could be his last game into but first, the little reporter at the big game asking peyton manning, peyton, cam and the rest of the super bowl stars those hard-hittiting
okay. so we've had training camp, of course, the preseason 17 weeks of course, of the regular season, the playoffs. and now we have finally arrived at the super bowl. >> just a few days away. now media hype is reaching a fever pitch. but there's one reporter in the thick of it who is really keeping her cool. here's abc's matt gutman.
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fashion forward designs. but pretty cool, huh. >> yeah, she's already being fashion forward at the olympics. first american athlete that's muslim. >> curious to see how it goes forler. did you happen to take a look at times square just a little before midnight? there was an interesting scene on 15 billboards for three straight minutes, this was what was plastered on there. this little cat video there. the cat just kind of drinking milk. . it's all from this filmmaker who's done different things like this over the years. it will play on these 15 billboards every night through february 29th. >> something tells me dan harris was behind this, he's such a cat lover. >> he is a cat guy but so's brian. >> our producer here. >> yeah. okay. >> all right. fascinating. >> we've got to show you this video. you don't believe it. a snow machine. you see this? it's a rapid fire portable snowball machine. >> cheating.
do you see that sign there? you can swap out snowball magazines there on the side. >> so there's no beating that thing. look at that. >> i think it's genius. >> it is pretty genius. >> it's a leaf blower. it's a leaf blower durned rapid fire snowball machine. >> you can't win that snowball fight. you can only try. >> got to bring the big guns out when the heavy snow comes. >> i guess so. take a look at this photo from wales. there was a competition in the uk. >> for the best teeth. >> for the best made me smile selfie sort of social media competition. david is there with his 3-year-old son. they took this photo. and the horse photo bombed them. >> but he really did that in his lips puckered out like that. >> smiled like that. that's great. so they won the competition, about 2,000 pounds, roughly about $3,000 u.s. or so. but then the owner that have horse saw it and wrote in and
this morning on "world news now," double trouble. the storm system sending tornadoes across the south and a punishing blizzard to the north. the dangerous conditions and today's warnings from accuweather. >> new hampshire momentum. can donald trump rebound and will bernie sanders walk away with the big victory? the political lessons learned in iowa. and new this half hour, a message from a man who hid millions of dollars in treasure. >> after a treasure hunter disappeared some warnings and some encouragement from the guy behind all the excitement. >> later on in "the skinny," speaking out, halle berry who made academy award history speaks her mind about the oscars. the oscars, hollywood and
it's wednesday, february 3rd. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning on this busy wednesday. i'm reena ninan. >> and i'm kendis gibson. of course, it's a busy day. but we were debating halle berry's hair which we'll get more video of later on. >> i liked her hair. i thought it looked great. >> it was an interesting tina turner type look to it i guess. >> i did not see tina turner. i'll have to take a look at it again. >> we'll get to that, of course. we want to start on a serious note. a powerful storm system is making its way through the country. it's one part winter and one part summer. the worst of both seasons. >> from tornadoes captured on camera in alabama, mississippi tearing up property and sending people to shelters. to whiteout conditions from a blizzard that closed hundreds of miles of highways. our coverage begins with abc's michele franzen. >> tornado on the ground. >> reporter: several tornadoes hitting the south tearing across mississippi, causing injuries
community college campus. the summer-like severe weather warnings posted in several southern states. in nashville, gusty winds threaten construction sites. and on the other side of the powerful storm system, bluster from a blizzard. >> it got bad quick. the roads were covered. snow was coming down pretty hard. >> reporter: whiteout conditions closing highways from colorado to the dakotas. businesses and schools closed in minnesota because of the dangerous conditions. trucks in the ditch and cars getting stuck. >> it was just obvious he wasn't familiar with driving in the deep snow and i knew it would be a little push. >> reporter: a foot of snow is expected in wisconsin, some areas getting 2 inches an hour. salt trucks in milwaukee and chicago preparing for the worst and from the roads to the skies. airline hubs from denver to chicago dealing with thousands of cancellations and delays. >> keep our fingers crossed and hope it's not delayed too much longer. >> reporter: before another storm system hits the west just days from now.
york. and before it's over, this unusual storm could impact up to 23 million americans. >> the system covers a broad area and accuweather's paul tracking it for us this morning. how is it looking? >> thanks, reena, kendis. snow-covered roads with the snow impacting a good portion of iowa going into wisconsin, will be a and 80 till it gets the roads closed. that same storm on the warm side causing additional travel delays throughout the mississippi valley region and the ohio valley region because this is going to turn into yet another problem with the storm with 50 to 60-mile-e-per-hour gusts and heavy downpours. kendis, reena. >> turning now to our other top story. the race for 2016 and the battle for the white house now being fought in new hampshire after a stinging defeat to texas senator ted cruz, donald trump rallied
and admitted that he may not have spent enough time in iowa, and he even admitted that skipping the gop debate on fox may have ever been a miss calculation. >> i think some people were disappointed i didn't go in the debate. if i had it to do again, i would have done the exact same thing. >> okay. >> well, florida senator marco rubio is also hitting the campaign trail in new hampshire, riding the crest of his unexpectedly strong third place showing in iowa. but ted cruz isn't wasting any time and he's already hopscotched his way down to south carolina. >> in the meantime, both democratic candidates are intensifying their efforts in new hampshire. bernie sanders with a double digit lead in the polls right there in his backyard is calling this a political revolution, refusing to concede after hillary clinton as razor thin victory monday night, and clinton is sounding confident despite having won in iowa by just a fraction of a point. >> i feel really great being back in new hampshire after
chance to come here. >> well, still despite his double digit lead in the polls, the sanders campaign refusing to become overconfident with sanders himself saying they're taking nothing for granted. the campaigns are now taking a look at what worked and what didn't in the iowa race. abc's jonathan karl looks at some of the voting trends. >> i loved you people. >> reporter: there are some real warning signs for donald trump. first, ted cruz has found a line of attack that stuck. >> donald trump, new york values. not ours. >> reporter: more than 40% of iowa voters said values was their most important issue. most of those voters went for cruz. only 5% went for trump. so, the new york values attack -- >> yeah. worked. >> here in iowa, new hampshire, south carolina, nevada, everyone knows what new york values are. >> reporter: and while trump is a billionaire businessman who famously promised -- >> i will be the greatest jobs president that god ever created.
iowa republicans actually thought marco rubio would do a better job with the economy. and they bought rubio's argument that he has the best chance to get elected president. this land is your land >> reporter: in iowa, bernie sanders showed hillary clinton has a big problem with young voters. a whopping 84% went for sanders. just 14% for clinton. but part of clinton's message worked with voters. >> i am proud of the progress we've made under president obama. i stand with president obama. president obama. >> reporter: the clear majority of iowa democrats want to continue obama's policies. and the vast majority who care about electability voted for hillary clinton. >> but in the iowa results, also something of an ace in the hole for donald trump. nearly half of republican caucusgoers said they wanted an outsider, and of those 46% went for trump. so if you are a republican and you really want an outsider, chances are donald trump's your guy. jonathan karl, abc news, des moines. should be an interesting night on tuesday. moving on now to what will be a
for pharmaceutical industry greed. talking about martin shkreli who is in court today as part of the securities fraud case against him. then it's a congressional hearing tomorrow on drug price hikes at which he plans to plead the fifth. shkreli became famous last year when he hiked the price of a life saving drug by 4,000%. gloating that it was almost all for profit. searchers in the rocky mountains north of santa fe, new mexico still haven't found a man who went missing weeks ago while searching for a treasure chest. art dealer and author forrest fenn says he hid the chest in 2010. he says there's been $1 million and $3 million worth of gems, rare coins and jewelry inside. fenn says when it comes to searching for the chest, he just wants people to enjoy the journey. >> i want to get the kids out of the game room and away from their little texting machines and out in the sunshine and the
we're not doing that anymore. >> he's right. texting machines, i like that one. fenn also wants those looking for the chest to do so during the summer when conditions in the mountains are less harsh. >> okay. hey big spenders, they will be making their way to san francisco and the bay area this weekend for the super bowl, and here's one accommodation option that they can consider. >> it's at san francisco's fairmont hotel, a three-bedroom suite that's got its own kitchen, everything else, a well-heeled fan could want. >> so the six people who will stay there, only six people, will have a chef, au butler, an open bar, of course, for four days. the whole deal also comes with 22 tickets to the game and a suite inside the stadium. the price tag. >> yeah, i'm waiting. > $1 million. >> come on. do you get tickets to the game too? >> yeah, you get 22 tickets to the game. you get a suite. it's $1 million. by the way, $150,000 of that
>> it kind of makes it a tax write-off at that point. man, who's got a million bucks to spend on that. >> you'd be surprised in america. >> that's true. >> you would be surprised, kendis. >> coming up in "the skinny," a promise to reunite the stars of "e.r." >> also ahead, the superstar quarterbacks of the nfl. newton versus manning, the veteran versus the newcomer at the super bowl. >> first, bill cosby's legal fight. what was revealed in court and what his attorneys hope to accomplish today. you're watching "world news now." complish today. you're watching an "world news now." mike? janet? cough if you can hear me. don't even think about it. i took mucinex dm for my phlegmy cough. yeah...but what about mike? he has that dry scratchy thing going on. guess what? it works on his cough too. cough! guess what? it works on his cough too. what? stop! don't pull me! spoiler alert! she doesn't make it! only mucinex dm relieves both
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expected to reach $6.7 billion. that's 25% more than last year just in colorado. adult use sales surpassed $100 million last year. the first legal recreational sales began in colorado only two years ago. more states expected to legalize sales this year. former super model stephanie seymour is back in the news for the wrong reasons accused of drunken driving and other violations after an accident last month in connecticut. the 47-year-old seymour is asking to enter a rehab program for drunken drivers. her attorney says the former victoria's secret and "sports illustrated" swimsuit model is embarrassed by her arrest. >> the former district attorney who chose not to the prosecute bill cosby more than a decade ago was in court yesterday as a key witness for the defense. >> cosby's lawyers hoped to use his testimony to have the
against the comedian dismisses. abc's elizabeth hur in pennsylvania with more. >> reporter: bill cosby entering court without answering questions from reporters is hoping to walk out of court free of sexual assault charges filed against him. testifying for the defense is former district attorney bruce castor, explaining he did not believe there was a strong criminal case against the comedian back in 2004, citing red flags in the case including the fact that the accuser in the case first contacted lawyers, then waited a year after the alleged assault to go to police. so castor confirms a deal was made, an oral agreement that said cosby wouldn't be charged if he testified in a civil suit. but the current d.a. maintains because the deal was not in writing and not approved by a judge, that agreement is not binding. lawyer gloria allred in court in california for another civil case involving cosby calls the defense's arguments nonsense.
mr. cosby would seek to exclude evidence that he, in fact, gave quaaludes to women when that was his testimony, does he want to exclude the truth? >> reporter: it was last december, just days before the statute of limitations was set to expire, the embattled comedian was charged with drugging and sexually assaulting former temple university employee andrea constand at his pennsylvania home. the prosecutors saying the charges stem from cosby's own deposition. cosby admitted he had a number of affairs, got quaaludes to give to women he wanted to have sex with and gave constand pills at his home. of the dozens of women accusing cosby of sexual assault, this is the only criminal case filed against him. that cosby has denied all the allegations and this hearing in the meantime resumes first thing later this morning. kendis and reena? >> elizabeth, thank you. should point out on the same day
skinny, so skinny well, in "the skinny" this morning, halle berry adding her voice to the oscars controversy. >> and really an important voice at that. it's the first time we've heard from her regarding the diversity debate. yesterday, berry spoke at the makers conference in california expressing disappointment no other black woman has won the best actress in a lead oscar since she broke that barrier 15 years ago for her performance in "monsters ball." look at her hair. >> this was such a moment, wasn't it? >> a great moment. >> she cited her acceptance speech when she said the door tonight has been opened but she explains "knowing that another woman of color has not walked through that door is heartbreaking. that was such -- this has to be one of my favorite oscar moments because you can see how she was overcome by such emotion. what a moment it was. it was really, really incredible that night.
saying this was more than just about me. she really was right at the time. little did she realize 15 years later, i can't believe it's that long, little has changed. >> yeah. >> next up, another actor who has spoken out about hollywood's diversity deficit. talk about george clooney. well, he was appearing last night on "jimmy kimmel live"". >> looking good. they promised an "e.r." reunion but unfortunately nobody else showed up. at least from "e.r.." >> clooney needing to operate and kimmel did get help from another former tv doctor, hugh laurie of "house." but they apparently weren't prepared for jimmy's ailment. >> well, let me see what we have here. >> oh, oh! oh. >> wow. >> my. >> wow. >> god. >> oh, that's bad. >> that looks terrible. >> something wrong? >> not wrong exactly. >> no, but -- >> it's just that i don't do
>> oh. >> something went wrong during the procedure and kimmel needed to be revived. so what did he do? he utilized a musical method. >> performing chest compressions while rapping to the sugar hill classic "rapper's delight." kimmel survived and thanked hip-hop for saving his life. >> clooney looks so good in that white medical coat. >> that's awesome. >> well, turning now to another big star. helen mirren starring in a new super bowl ad. >> one with an important message about drinking and driving. you can see the actress sitting in a restaurant booth with a big burger and fries that you know she's probably not going to eat actually but accompanied by a nice cold budweiser and she delivers a most eloquent diss. >> if you drive drunk, you simply put, are a short sighted utterly useless oxygen wasting
darwin award deserving selfish coward. if your brain was donated to science, science would return it. so stop it. now the chances are. >> oh, she's right though. nearly half of all traffic-related fatalities on the super bowl, super bowl sunday, they're related to drunk driving, and the ad is anheuser-busch's first anti-drunk driving super bowl commercial in over ten years. and they did it mastly. really well. >> and so proper. thank you. >> proper british. >> speaking of the super bowl, we now know finally who will be singing the national anthem before the big game. >> and that honor goes to, there she is, lady gaga. the six-time grammy winner and recent golden globe winner will sing the star spangled banner with oscar-winning actress marlee matlin. look at her, wow, performing in american sign language. >> but that's not all for gaga. later this month she'll perform a tribute to david bowie at the grammy awards. she's often spoken about her
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legend and grizzled veteran of the denver broncos, peyton manning. super bowl 50 will feature a quarterback match-up of epic proportions. but these two athletes have very different styles literally. newton is not afraid to take fashion risks. he rocks these $850 versace pants. manning is a little more classic. he's a suit and tie kind of guy. they both get plenty of tv work. manning for nationwide. >> chicken tastes so good. >> reporter: while newton is fired up about dannon greek yogurt. >> this greek nonfat yogurt packs 15 grams of protein punch. >> when it comes to "a" list friends, cam's friends include drake, manning derek jeter and his brother eli. on the field cam newton's nickname is superman inspired by one of his signature celebration moves while peyton manning is the sheriff, laying down the law for his offense. newton made this dance move the dab into a viral sensation.
omaha. omaha. omaha. >> reporter: a play call he's been known to use over 40 times during a game. they do have a few similarities. for one, they both have plenty of hardware. peyton is a super bowl champion, 14-time pro bowler and the nfl passing yards leader while cam is a heisman trophy winner, former rookie of the year and is generating a lot of mvp buzz. perhaps their most important commonalities, a mutual respect. >> he's played awesome football. >> peyton manning will always be an all-time great. >> reporter: and a love of the game. juju chang, abc news, new york. so who do you think? >> i'm not going to weigh in. >> okay. >> well, then the challenge that you got from jack, make a little slogan. peyton manning is so -- >> so -- > sports with reena is real deep. >> there you go. i like that one.